In a rematch of the Eastern Conference semifinal from last year, the Atlantic Cup kicks off for the second time in 2013.
|D.C. United (4-2-3-1): Hamid; Woolard, McDonald, Jakovic, Korb; Kitchen, Saragosa; Pontius, De Rosario, Raphael Augusto; Pajoy.
OUT: Nick DeLeon (R hamstring strain), Lewis Neal (pubic stress reaction), John Thorrington (L medial collateral ligament), Dwayne De Rosario (R adductor strain)
|New York Red Bulls (4-4-2): Robles; Barklage, Olave, Holgersson, Pearce; Alexander, McCarty, Juninho, Steele; Henry, Cahill.||
OUT: Connor Lade (heel injury), Ryan Meara (hip surgery recovery)
QUESTIONABLE: Tim Cahill (L calf injury), Fabian Espindola (L hamstring Injury), Thierry Henry (L MCL Sprain)
|DID YOU KNOW?|
- These teams are meeting for the second time this season after finishing scoreless on March 16 in Red Bull Arena.
- D.C. has won 39 of the 72 all-time meetings with New York (22 wins). United also has a 6-1-2 record against NY in the playoffs.
- Former Real Salt Lake players Fabian Espindola and Jamison Olave lead the Red Bulls with two goals each.
- D.C. has yet to score away this season. Both its goals have come in home games.
- United is tied for last place in the Eastern Conference with four points. New York is one point better.